The dust has settled on the 2023 Goffs Thyestes Day with Willie Mullins extending his lead as the winning-most trainer of the feature race with Carefully Selected taking this year’s crown.
Mullins and jockey Paul Townend enjoyed a double in the afternoon with more success in the Mullins family as Patrick claimed the final race of the day on board “D Art D Art”.
The next big event at Gowran Park goes on sale this morning with a free day’s racing taking place in February.
The annual RED MILLS Race Day was launched at Gowran Park yesterday with online registration opening this morning at 9 pm.
And news just in from Florida Hewick has won the Steeplechase Horse Eclipse Award. The John Shark Hanlon trained horse was awarded the title after it landed the biggest win in American jumps last October
Elsewhere we have one live game coming your way on KCLR this weekend.
Carlow begins their National Football League campaign against Wicklow in Netwatch Cullen Park
FREE entry for U16s, a chance to win a Carlow jersey & a bag of footballs for your school, just bring a ball and go onto the pitch at half-time to show off your skills.
That game will be brought to you with thanks to Dan Morrissey and Co.
After last week’s opener, the KCLR McCalmont Cup continues this weekend in Kilkenny.
There are seven fixtures in total on Saturday and Sunday while in the LFA Cup Evergreen will welcome Clonmullon and representing Carlow New Oak Boys take on Sandyhill Athletic in the same competition.
The weekend’s FA Cup fourth-round action begins tonight with perhaps the tie of the round.
The Premier League’s top two meet at the Etihad Stadium, with Manchester City playing host to Arsenal.
Kick-off there is at 8.
Everton is believed to have held talks with both Marcelo Bielsa and Sean Dyche (pr: Dye-sh) over the vacant managerial role at Goodison Park.
While Kolo Toure lost his job as Wigan manager last night after just 59 days in charge.
Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece is into his first Australian Open men’s singles final.
The third seed overcame Russian Karen Khachanov in four sets, 7-6, 6-4, 6-7, 6-3.
Novak Djokovic is hoping to reach a tenth decider in Melbourne this morning.
The current world number 5 takes on unseeded American Tommy Paul in the second semi-final.
Play is due to get underway at the Rod Laver Arena within the hour.
The Heineken Champions Cup could return to its previous format as soon as next season.
The current format sees clubs play just four pool matches, with 24 teams whittled down to 16 for the knockout phase.
An EPCR board meeting was held in Lausanne today where the issue was raised.
IRFU chief executive Kevin Potts has backed a return to six groups of four in the pool phase.